The Electric Was A Terrific Read Absorbing, Resonant, Emotionally Satisfying And Quite Magical Stephen Volk Eloquent, Shimmering Writing Unfurls A Haunting Story Of Childhood, Grief And Obsession Simon Clark I Adored Every Line I Can T Recommend It Highly Enough Book Of The Year The Eloquent Page The Electric Is An Impressive First Novel Andrew David Barker S Style Is Whimsical And Nostalgic, And The Work Reads Like The Haziest Recollections Of A Childhood Long Since Gone Starburst Magazine The Electric Is Than A Book Just As Its Namesake Is Than A Cinema It S An Experience To Dive Into And Wallow In It S A Link To The Past And A Way To Think About What S Really Important About Life Its Heart Beats Beautiful Pulses Of Nostalgia And Grief, But It Is Full Of Affirmation Too The Joy Of Discovery The Value Of Insight The Depths Of Friendship, Love And Family Ties, And The Powerful Cement Of A Shared Experience Geek SyndicateIn The Summer Of , Fifteen Year Old Sam Crowhurst Discovers An Old Abandoned Cinema That Screens Movies Made By Ghosts, For Ghosts Sam, Along With His Friends, Emma And David, Find Themselves Drawn Into A World Where The Likes Of Humphrey Bogart, Lon Chaney And Theda Bara Are Still Making Pictures Where Harold Lloyd And John Belushi Team Up For Roustabout Comedies, And Karloff And Lugosi Appear In Films Scripted By Edgar Allan Poe Sam Comes To Learn The Mysteries Of The Electric Cinema And His Part To Play In Its Long And Strange History With Shades Of Ray Bradbury, The Nostalgic Work Of Stephen King, And The Early Films Of Steven Spielberg, THE ELECTRIC Is About Movies, Ghosts, And That Ephemeral Moment In All Of Our Lives, Childhood
Andrew David Barker is an author and filmmaker Born in Derby, England in 1975, Barker has had pretty much every job going He has worked as a window fitter, a rail track worker, a factory worker, a carpet salesman, a car cleaner, a delivery driver, a bricklayer s labourer, a shop assistant, and a care worker, among others None of them stuck In the late 90s he played lead guitar in a rock band.
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